Register for Continuing Education

Corporate Education and Continuing Education programs are open to adults 18 years and older on a first-come, space-available basis unless special admission requirements must be met.

Payment of registration fees and any additional fees must also be made prior to attending class. See the college’s noncredit course schedule for current registration fees. All high school students who participate in concurrent enrollment must be at least 16 years old.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Registration

All new ESL students must first take a placement exam. Please take the placement exam at the time and location where you will study. Students can complete registration following the exam. Learn more on the ESL program page.

Continuing Education Registration Options

Payment must be received before the first class. There are four ways to register:


Online registration is available for many courses that do not have prerequisites. You will need to know the six-digit section number for the course. Refer to course descriptions for information. You do not need to have a WebAdvisor account or to login to register. Please note that payments will be listed on your credit card statements as “OPC DURHAM CC.” Online registration is not available for courses with prerequisites since proof of completion must be provided at the time of registration. See the other registration options listed below for these courses.

By mail

Complete a Registration formPlease note: The following programs use separate registration forms. Use the address and fax numbers on the form to mail in your registration.

    Mail the registration form with payment to:

    Main Campus
    Durham Technical Community College
    Attn: Admissions, Registration, and Records
    1637 E. Lawson St.
    Durham, NC 27703
    Monday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Wynn Center (Building 10), room 10-201
    Phone: 919-536-7205
    Fax: 919-536-7268

    Duke Street North
    3404 N. Duke Street, Durham, NC, 27704
    Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Phone: 919-536-7222, ext. 4313
    Fax: 919-536-7298

    Small Business Center
    The Chesterfield
    701 W. Main Street, Suite 203, Durham, NC 27701
    Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Phone: 919-536-7241, ext. 4505
    Fax: 919-536-7291

    Northern Durham Center (NDC)
    2401 Snow Hill Road, Durham, NC 27712
    Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Phone: 919-536-7240
    Fax: 919-536-7263

    Orange County Campus (OCC)
    525 College Park Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278
    Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. –5 p.m. 
    Phone: 919-536-7238
    Orange County Campus (OCC)
    Fax: 919-536-7297


    Course fees are listed with each course. Payment of these course fees is required before the first class session. Some courses have additional charges for supplies, insurance, or other essential expenses, which are also noted along with the course descriptions. In most courses, students are responsible for purchasing any special materials required for the class. No registration is complete without the payment of all applicable fees or receipt of official authorization for payment from the registrant's employer.

    College access, parking, and security fee (CAPS Fee) is $5 per class. A computer use and technology fee is $5 per Continuing Education course.

    Accepted Forms of Payment

    Note: Durham Tech verifies checks and credit cards to ensure that accounts are active and in good standing.

    Third-Party authorization letter: Public Safety and some health care courses may be paid for by an outside agency (vocational rehabilitation, JOCCA, or WIOA). Students must provide a copy of the authorization to pay letter from the agency along with the registration form.

    By mail

    Check, money order, or credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa)

    In person

    Check, money order, or credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). Students may also pay in cash at the Cashier's Window in the White Building (Building 1) entrance foyer on Main Campus from  8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Mondays–Thursdays, and 8–11:30 a.m. on Fridays.

    By fax

    Credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). Please use the fax numbers under the campus locations listed above.


    Credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa)

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